Recounts the 1966 SeaLab II effort, involving ten aquanots who lived in a chamber beneath the sea, under seven atmospheres of pressure. The most famous of the aquanots was Scott Carpenter, who was also one of the original seven Project Mercury astronauts. Includes footage of diving bell, SeaLab I, SeaLab II, crew transfer vehicle, trained dolphins, and practice sessions to recover downed aircraft, sunken submarines and atomic bombs and other weapons. Topic: U.S. Navy educational film.
The USS Triton (SSRN-586) was one of the largest submarines of its era. Equipped with twin reactors, Triton circumnavigated the world underwater in 1960, under the command of famous submariner Edward L. Beach. This color film details life aboard Triton during that epochal trip, and shows its triumphant homecoming, including a visit from President Dwight Eisenhower. Triton was to be used as a radar picket submarine, but problems related to its design meant that it was eventually relegated to use... Topic: U.S. Navy educational film.
Liftoff to learning : Assignment Spacelab (1995). Shows how the unique microgravity environment of Earth orbit is used for scientific experiments and how the rules of scientific experimentation and safety that apply to research on Earth also apply to astronauts in space. On-orbit scenes were taken during the STS-58 mission of "Columbia." To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC . Topics: nasa, science, educational
Shot at the Naval Amphibious School in Coronado, California, this film shows the procedures used by SCUBA divers to exit and enter a submarine through the airlock. The film also features extremely rare footage of the special operations submarine USS Grayback (SSG-574 / LPSS-574) which carried miniature submarines (known as SDVs or Swimmer Delivery Vehicles) in its hangar that could be used by U.S. Navy SEALs for special operations. Topic: U.S. Navy educational film.
J. T. Reel 2 Reel 1 available here A dramatization in which, through his devotion to an old wounded alley cat, a lonely boy learns what is real and important in life. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: Educational Film, Series: J.T.
Made at the height of the Cold War, this Navy film provides an overview of the Navy's strategic undersea capabilities, with a focus on nuclear deterrence. Features footage of the nuclear powered USS Sturgeon (SSN-637), USS Skate (SSN-578) surfacing at the North Pole, the USS Triton (SSRN-586) circumnavigating the world underwater, the USS Nautilus (SSN-571), the Sturgeon class USS Parche (SSN-683), USS Skipjack (SSN-585), and the diesel powered USS Albacore (AGSS-569), USS Mang (SS-385). The... Topic: U.S. Navy educational film.
Shows the 1958 voyage of the world's first nuclear powered submarine, the USS Nautilus (SSN-571) under the North Pole. This historic voyage, known as Operation Sunshine, heralded a new stage of the Cold War, in which Soviet and American submarines would vie for control of the strategically critical polar regions. Produced by Sperry Autonetics, whose top secret inertial guidance system allowed Nautilus to make the voyage. Topic: U.S. Navy educational film.
Made by the Reynolds Aluminum Co, the Aluminaut was an experimental deep sea exploration submarine built in 1964. The Aluminaut is credited with rescuing the DSV Alvin-2 in 1969 after it sank, and helping to locate an atomic bomb lost off the coast of Palomares, Spain in 1966. Also featured in the film is footage of the NR-1, the Navy's nuclear powered research submarine, the bathyscaphe Trieste and Trieste II, and other vessels including the Perry Cubmarine. The film also includes footage of... Topic: U.S. Navy educational film.
This tour of the U.S. Navy's submarine training school at New London, Connecticut includes a tour of the school's museum, a demonstration of their submarine simulator and even the submarine escape tower. Recruits are shown being trained in the latest techniques of undersea warfare and technology. Submarines featured include: USS Grouper (SS-214), USS Piper (SS-409), USS Irex (SS-482), and USS Benjamin Franklin (SSBN-640) a Polaris nuclear missile submarine. Topic: U.S. Navy educational film.
Made during WWII, this color film shows the men of the Coast Guard in operation in the Atlantic. Guardsmen man and command various support vessels and transports. Their cutters serve as Navy warships. Anti-submarine patrol is an important duty, and we see PBY flying boats, cutters and destroyers fending off enemy subs. As a seaborne invasion nears, USCG personnel and the men of the Merchant Marine rush men and supplies to the beach in LCIs and LSTs. The film clearly demonstrates the enormous... Topic: Coast Guard educational film.
J. T. Reel 1 Reel 2 available here A dramatization in which, through his devotion to an old wounded alley cat, a lonely boy learns what is real and important in life. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: Educational Film, Series: J.T.
byHarris, Thomas A. (Thomas Anthony), 1910-1995. I'm OK, you'e OK; Media Five Film Distributors
Presents Dr. Thomas Harris describing and demonstrating the transactional analysis techniques which form the basis of his book, "I'm OK--you're OK." Discusses TA concepts with teachers and explains the special meaning of the terms "parent, child, adult, transaction, strokes, life position, and games." Topics: Educational psychology, Transactional analysis, Educational psychology, Transactional analysis
byBryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
A Julien Bryan production The working Russian has only in recent years had time for leisure activities. Now, as shown in this film, Russians enjoy sports and amusement parks, visit museums, enroll in adult education classes, read, and travel to resorts. From the Russia Today series Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Recreation
Produced by Elgin Ciampi Shows vital operations performed by mariculturists in their closed-loop sea farm systems. Includes farm-controlled life cycles of the shrimp, sea trout, and great green sea turtle. Filmed in the Gulf of Mexico, Grand Cayman Island, and Nova Scotia Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Mariculture
byBryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
A Julien Bryan production The working Russian has only in recent years had time for leisure activities. Now, as shown in this film, Russians enjoy sports and amusement parks, visit museums, enroll in adult education classes, read, and travel to resorts. From the Russia Today series Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Recreation
Portrays the images and sensations evoked by a group of piglets sleeping, eating, and exploring a barnyard Kindergarten through Intermediate/Elementary Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Swine Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
A series of vignettes portraying a wide variety of actual counselor situations. Intended to create a better understanding of the counselor's role in the education process and in the personal process of individual maturation Topics: Educational counseling, Student counselors, Educational counseling, Student counselors
byGeorgia Center for Continuing Education; Educational Testing Service; Georgia. Department of Education
What's the Score (1962) Shows how the human body acts as a natural clock when internal circadian rhythms initiate specific responses and behavior. Topics: Educational tests and measurements, Educational tests and measurements
Demonstrates drills and shows team strategy. Elementary and advanced skills are analyzed in slow motion. Includes sequences from a practice session of a national championship team, the Hollywood YMCA Stars Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Volleyball Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
On October 16, 1956, a Pan Am Clipper aircraft en route from San Francisco to Honolulu, Hawaii -- the Sovereign of the Skies -- was forced to ditch in the Pacific. Fortunately for the passengers, the U.S. Coast Guard vessel Ponchartrain was close at hand. This incredible film shows the efforts of the airplane pilot and co-pilot, and Coast Guard captain and crewmen, to save the passengers after a ditching at sea. The incident remains one of the proudest moments in the history of the Coast Guard.... Topic: U.S. Coast Guard educational film.
Produced in cooperation with the Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic Producer, Benn Wooten; direction, John Norris; camera, David Espar; camera and edit, Robert Moore; stills, Joaquin Villegas Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm, educational film, Drug abuse Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Dr. Scarvin B. Anderson discusses two guiding principles in test interpretation--any test score is only an estimate of a student's ability, and percentiles are meaningful only if the characteristics of the norms group on which they are based are known. Discusses testing scores in terms of bands rather than points Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Educational tests and measurements, Tests and measurements... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
In an interview with Frank McGee on the "Today" show, Dr. Russell B. Roth, president of the AMA, outlines objections to the NBC television special, What Price Health? (50278). Deposited by the AMA Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Medical care Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byMelville, S. Donald; Educational Testing Service. Cooperative Test Division
Dr. S. Donald Melville points out some common pitfalls in test selection. He describes a method for analyzing achievement tests, placing major emphasis on studying the content of a test to discover what kind of materials are included and to determine if the content is relevant to the teaching program Summary Outlines criteria to follow in the selection of achievement tests, such as content validity, relevance for a given course and proper balance of materials included. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Educational tests and measurements, Achievement tests, Curriculum and... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
With teacher's guide Demonstrates the very wide expressive range which may be achieved with this simple and easily available material. Presents the basic processes involved in fashioning three-dimensional forms, from making the core to finishing and painting the surface Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Papier-mâché Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Writer, George Vuke; consultant, Harper Follansbee; photographers, Tom Held, George Vuke Examines the streaming of cytoplasm in single celled animals, diffusion, and both open and closed internal circulatory systems of more complex animals Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Biological transport Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Visual Aids Service
Examines the tools and processes used to make parts called for in engineering drawings and blueprints. Compares conventional vs. automatic machines Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Engineering drawings Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byCollias, Nicholas E. (Nicholas Elias), 1914-2010; University of California, Los Angeles
Directed by N.E. Collias A study of the village weaverbird's breeding behavior showing the weaving of nests by the male, territorial defense, courtship and pair formation, copulation, female behavior in lining the nest, and feeding nestlings. Includes a discussion of the development of the young and their behavior Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Illustrates the breeding behavior of weaverbirds, including weaving of the nests by the... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Weaverbirds, Birds, Birds Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byHaramis, Peter; University of California (System). Extension Media Center
Co-writer and research consultant, Katerina Kakouri; narrator, David Grozier Documents the Kalogeros, a community fertility rite surviving from the days of ancient Greece, symbolizing the triumph of life and fertility over death Summary Demonstrates Kalogeros, a community fertility rite led by the chief initiate. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Kalogeros, Fertility, Fertility Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Barbara's Problem Dogs Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Dog trainer Barbara Woodhouse demonstrates remedies for common canine behavior problems such as car chasing, excessive barking, soiling, and extreme sensitivity to common household noises. Topics: Educational Film, Series: Barbara's Problem Dogs
Roots: 9 -- Chicken George, Part 2, Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Chicken George's reputation as a gamecock trainer continues to rise. When one of his cocks loses a match, Chicken George is sent to England to help his master satisfy the debt owed on that match. In return for going to England, Chicken George is told that he will be free upon his return to the U.S. Topics: Educational Film, Series: Roots, Series: Roots (1977)
Roots---12 Freedom, Part 2, Reel 2 Reel 1 available here The long awaited return of Chicken George after the Civil War, bringing news of a promised land and freedom, overwhelms his family. After a lifetime of slavery, this family finds freedom in Tennessee. Topics: Educational Film, Series: Roots, Series: Roots (1977)
A hilarious spoof on readers and non-readers as seven Dutch authors watch people do everything but read: they throw books, walk on them and sit on them. But the joy one young man finds in reading is contagious and the film ends happily for all. Uses the styles of well-known film directors and Seurat's famous painting, "Sunday in the park," for a take-off point. The relationship between the author and his public is also emphasized Summary Presents a fantasy about writers who appear in... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Satire, Libraries, Shelter Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Produced by Elgin Ciampi Shows vital operations performed by mariculturists in their closed-loop sea farm systems. Includes farm-controlled life cycles of the shrimp, sea trout, and great green sea turtle. Filmed in the Gulf of Mexico, Grand Cayman Island, and Nova Scotia Topics: Topics 16mm Film, Educational Film, Mariculture
Roots: 8 -- Chicken George, Part 1, Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Chicken George earns his name as he becomes a well respected gamecock trainer. Kizzy hears of the death of Kunta Kinte and returns with her husband to visit Kunta Kinte's grave. Topics: Educational Film, Series: Roots, Series: Roots (1977)
Destination America: 4--Everything is Better in America Reel 1 Reel 2 available here The series Destination America explores the making of the American nation through the influx of successive generations of European migrants. Deals with the migration of Germans to the United States, initially as religious and political refugees. Their dream of building a German society within America was largely shattered by two world wars. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for... Topics: Educational Films, Series: Destination America (1976)
Also known under the title Tanzania self reliance: the key to progress Edited version of the motion picture entitled Tanzania chooses her own way Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Shows Tanzania's app./ia metadata tanzaniaprogreation and the economic problems characteristic of all developing nations. Describes the idea of African socialism as a response to the challenge of development in terms of the pressures under which newly... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Socialism, Socialism Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
The Long Search: Protestant Spirit U.S.A., Reel 2 Reel 1 available here Visits various Protestant churches in Indianapolis and observes how services are conducted. Examines the reasons for the vigor of religious expression among both Black and white American Protestants. Topics: Educational Film, Series: The Long Search (1977)
The female kangaroo produces one young every eight months. This procedure is carefully diagrammed, filmed, and commented upon. Cycle includes year round breeding and a double uterus in the mother, a 33-day gestation period, birth, a long climb for the furless, blind embryo into the pouch where it spends six months developing eyes and hind legs Junior high through adult Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Red kangaroo, Kangaroos Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Credits: Producer, Peter Jones; director, Donald Brittain; script, Donald Brittain; music, Eldon Rathburn; cameraman, Robert Humble; film editor, John KemenyA discussion film which presents a comparison between the kind of prejudices we all have and the unreasoning prejudices of the bigot SummaryPresents a comparison between the kind of prejudices we all employ and the unreasoning prejudices of the bigot. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Prejudices, Prejudice, Prejudice Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Destination America: 6--A Place in the Sun reel 1 Summary: One in a series of eight films that traces the history of America as a nation of immigrants. Between 1880 and 1914, some four million Italians left their homeland for the United States. Escaping poverty and exploitation, one young Italian in ten came to America. They settled in various parts of the country, including San Francisco. The newcomers lived much as they did in Italy, their clannishness strengthened by the prejudice they... Topics: Educational Film, Series: Destination America (1976)
Reading experts examine ways of measuring reading skills development through various methods such as standardized tests Topics: Reading comprehension, Educational tests and measurements, Reading (Elementary), Educational tests...
Shows the launch and initial operations of the world's first nuclear powered submarine, the USS Nautilus SSN-571. President Harry S. Truman attends the launch ceremony. Hyman Rickover, the father of the nuclear submarine fleet, is also visible. Also featured is footage of the launch of USS Seawolf SSN-575 at the General Dynamics shipyard. This submarine used a sodium cooled reactor, which was not a successful design. When the Seawolf's reactor was disposed of off the Atlantic Coast, it became... Topic: Educational film.